Criminal Justice - AAS: Criminal Justice | GCTC

Criminal Justice - AAS: Criminal Justice

(61-62 total credit hours)

Recommended Semester 1
Courses Credits Grade Offered
CRJ 204 Criminal Investigations  3   Online
ENG 101 Writing I  3   All
JUS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice  3   Online
OST 105 Introduction to Office Systems (or CIT 105 Introduction to Computers or Competency demonstrated by exam) 3   All
POL 101 American Government (or POL 255)  3   All
Recommended Semester 2
Courses Credits Grade Offered
Criminal Justice Elective (rec. CRJ 102 Introduction to Corrections)  3   Online
CRJ 202 Issues and Ethics in Criminal Justice  3   Online
ENG 102 Writing II 3   All
PSY 110 General Psychology 3   All
Quantitative Reasoning General Education course (rec. MAT 110) 3   All
Recommended Semester 3
Courses Credits Grade Offered
Criminal Justice Elective 3   Online
Criminal Justice Elective (rec. CRJ 215 Introduction to Law Enforcement)  3   Online
CRJ 216 Criminal Law 3   Online
Natural Science General Education course 3-4   All
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3   All
Recommended Semester 4
Courses Credits Grade Offered
COM 181 Basic Public Speaking or COM 252 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication 3   All
Criminal Justice Elective or General Education Elective 3   Online
Criminal Justice Elective or General Education Elective 3   Online
CRJ 217 Criminal Procedures 3   Online
CRJ 295 Criminal Justice Capstone 1   Online
Heritage or Humanities General Education course 3   All

Notes

  • Students with prior felony/criminal convictions, with domestic violence convictions, being prohibited by law to possess firearms, or having a dishonorable discharge or general discharge under other than honorable conditions, may find it difficult to find employment in the field of criminal justice.
  • All Criminal Justice students, as part of their last core Criminal Justice class, will be required to take the Criminal Justice Advanced NOCTI exam.
  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade C or greater in each course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale).
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college.

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KCTCS Catalog - Criminal Justice -  AAS: Criminal Justice Track